Valerie Hantke is currently a Cybersecurity Engineer at Fidelis Cybersecurity. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a Master's of Science in Cybersecurity from University of Maryland University College. She holds several forensic and security certifications. After serving in the US Navy for six years, she began her digital forensics career. She has performed countless mobile device forensic acquisitions and examinations. Ms. Hantke also teaches part time at Anne Arundel Community College in the Computer Technologies Department.